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About us

Established in April 2001, the Centre for the History of Medicine and Disease (CHMD) is a University-approved Research Centre that provides a focus for cutting-edge, interdisciplinary research and postgraduate education in the histories of medicine, health, disease, medical ethics and science. It is linked to the Department of Philosophy and the Wolfson Research Institute for Health and Wellbeing and has members from several further departments with interests in history of medicine, including Archaeology, History, Modern Languages and Cultures, and English.

Our Research
Inter-disciplinary research projects and research income generation
Collaboration with other relevant centres in the UK and abroad
Postgraduate education in the History of Medicine and History of Science
Engaging public understanding of the historical dimensions of health care and medical science

Get in touch

Enquiries about the Centre for the History of Medicine and Disease should be sent via the email below.

Centre for the History of Medicine and Disease

Wolfson Research Institute for Health and Wellbeing
University of Durham
Queen's Campus
University Boulevard
Stockton-on-Tees TS17 6BH
United Kingdom

 

Director: Prof. Dr. med. A.-H. Maehle, Ph.D.
Tel. +44 (0)191-33-40701